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Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
Monday, 16 Apr, 2018 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race

One week and one day after getting his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, Kyle Busch got his second. Busch, who won last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, captured Monday’s rain-delayed event at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s Busch, who led 117 of 500 laps in his No. 18 Camry, took […]

Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race
Sunday, 15 Apr, 2018 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race
Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Persistent rain Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway forced NASCAR to postpone the conclusion of the Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race until Monday.
The race is scheduled to resume at 1 p.m. EDT on lap 205 in Stage 2 with Kyle Larson leading. Rounding out the […]

All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 18:03 | Comments Off on All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages

BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR drivers admit something needs to be done to improve the racing on 1.5-mile tracks, but several of them said Friday they didn’t know if the rules package announced for next month’s All-Star race would be the solution.
Implemented for the first time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it’s the same […]

Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol
Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch remained the hottest driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Friday when he won the pole for Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
To get the pole for Sunday’s 500-lapper, Busch had to ease past brother Kurt, who was second fastest in qualifying at BMS.
Kyle Busch set the […]

TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 10:38 | Comments Off on TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Last Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway failed to reverse a season-long trend of sagging TV viewership numbers.
The 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 reportedly posted a 1.7 rating and 2.82-million viewers on FOX Sports 1 _ down a staggering 37 […]

All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 6:54 | Comments Off on All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package

NASCAR’s Monster Energy All-Star Race on May 19 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be contested with the “edgy” competition package used in last season’s successful NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Each car will be fitted with aero ducts, a six-inch-high spoiler with two 12-inch ears, a restrictor plate and the 2014-style splitter. This […]

The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
Sunday, 8 Apr, 2018 – 19:24 | Comments Off on The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch brushed-off his signature bow to the fans Sunday afternoon for the first time this season at Texas Motor Speedway after outlasting Kevin Harvick en route to victory in the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Busch scored his first win of the Monster Energy NASCAR […]

Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18
Sunday, 8 Apr, 2018 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18
Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18

RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch held off Kevin Harvick over the final 20 laps and went on to wins Sunday’s 500-mile Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He led a race-best 116 laps in his Toyota.
Harvick, who won the first three […]

NASCAR, TMS Hoping For Needed TV Help
Saturday, 7 Apr, 2018 – 12:10 | Comments Off on NASCAR, TMS Hoping For Needed TV Help
NASCAR, TMS Hoping For Needed TV Help

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR’s sagging TV ratings could receive a much-needed bump at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend via “saturation coverage” on the FOX Network, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes.
With the exception of February’s season-opening Daytona 500, the other five Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races run to-date […]

KuBu On Texas Pole
Friday, 6 Apr, 2018 – 20:12 | Comments Off on KuBu On Texas Pole
KuBu On Texas Pole

FORT WORTH, Texas – Kurt Busch was fastest in practice and fastest in Round 1 of knockout qualifying Friday at Texas Motor Speedway, and that was enough to secure pole position for the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
The threat of lightning around TMS prompted NASCAR officials to cancel Rounds 2 and 3 of time […]